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Another Drop in Oil Prices Projected

Monday, March 16, 2015

Another Drop in Oil Prices Projected

With oil prices having dropped immensely over the past year, analysts are indicating there is likely another price fall in the very near future. Even after having stabilized over the past month to about $50 per barrel, there are signs on the...

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Instability in Oil Prices Driving Uncertainty

Monday, February 23, 2015

Instability in Oil Prices Driving Uncertainty

The recent drop in oil prices has been detrimental to the economies relying on oil drilling across the country. Thirty thousand workers have been laid off and thousands more are expected to lose their jobs. But analysts are unsure if the worst...

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Plummeting Oil Prices Bad for Texas Machining

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Plummeting Oil Prices Bad for Texas Machining

Dropping gas prices are keeping drivers smiling. But the real impact from plummeting gas prices has everything to with dropping oil prices. Every time oil prices significantly drop for an extended period of time, production will subsequently wane. As...

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The Oil Boom is Busting

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Oil Boom is Busting

As oil prices plummet- 60% lower than the ½-year ago figure- drilling budgets across Texas are vanishing. And usually quick drastic turnarounds such as this tend to resonate over an extended period of time. This is exactly why experts are projecting a...

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Falling Oil Not All Fun & Games...

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Falling Oil Not All Fun & Games...

With oil prices having dropped to under $50 a barrel for the first time since 2005, gas prices are dropping like a rock. Americans are driving more freely without having to worry about how the gas guzzling is chewing at their pockets....

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Machining the Crux to our Way of Life

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Machining the Crux to our Way of Life

Machining implements processes and molds that can make the smallest to largest parts for any industry. But machining isn't simple manufacturing, in the sense the practice doesn't necessarily employ an assembly line. It is more often than not, actually, the exact opposite. ...

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Filing a Patent for Your Invention

Monday, December 01, 2014

Filing a Patent for Your Invention

To secure a patent on your invention, you must file an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). There are four crucial steps that must be taken before you can apply that will help ensure that you receive a...

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The Corrosive Impact from Metal Friction

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Corrosive Impact from Metal Friction

Metal-on-metal contact is not the ideal situation for effective and safe operation of any type of machine or motor vehicle. While metal pieces can fit together and work to make an object function, bare metal is not developed to work well with...

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Machining Touches Our Lives Everyday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Machining Touches Our Lives Everyday

Big, huge machines that create everything from hardware to toys are comprised of custom components that work together to get the job done. These pieces are specially designed for certain products or projects and ...

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Lubrication Pivitol to Machine Function, Life

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Lubrication Pivitol to Machine Function, Life

  Viscosity breakdown is the result of molecule chains breaking caused by heat, mechanical shearing or dilution – sounds pretty intense doesn’t it? Well in simpler terms, viscosity breakdown is when the oil put into a machine has...

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